The Practical Guide to Toilet Training Your Child With Low Muscle Tone, 2nd edition(digital document), written by Cathy Collyer, OTR, LMT, provides professionals and parents with the comprehensive information they need to successfully potty train the hypotonic child. This product is part of this BUNDLE DEAL.
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The book begins by explaining that low tone is more than a motor issue; there are sensory processing and social/emotional effects that complicate toilet training. It covers how to assess readiness and how to build readiness rather than waiting for it!
The reader learns how to pick the best equipment and clothing and how to adapt the environment for optimal learning. Teaching all of the self-care skills needed for toileting is covered, including clothing management and wiping.
This book covers every step in the process, from selecting motivators to addressing defiance and withholding.
The Practical Guide to Toilet Training Your Child With Low Muscle Tone – 2nd Edition has valuable additions for therapists and parents:
- The readiness checklist can now be used as both an assessment tool AND for treatment planning.
- Expansion of Targeted Pre-Training strategies builds a child’s skills quickly.
- The concept of Collaborative Diapering is explained, in which even the most delayed child can begin to build readiness skills.
- Follow 3 families in short illustrative vignettes as they work on toilet training their hypotonic child.
The Practical Guide to Toilet Training Your Child With Low Muscle Tone – 2nd Edition Table of Contents:
Section I The Basics
How Low Muscle Tone Creates Toilet Training Challenges
Readiness for Toilet Training: What Really Matters
How Diet, Digestion, and Medications Impact Toilet Training
Section II The Magic of Targeted Pre-Training
The Basics of Pre-Training Magic
Building Balance and Stability for Toileting
Selecting the Right Equipment for Toilet Training
Building Better Sensory Processing for Toilet Training
Teaching Dressing Skills That Build Independence
Building Motivation and Using Incentives That Work
Section III Time to Train: The Rubber Meets the Road
Selecting a Plan for Success
Wiping, Flushing, and Washing Hands
Bumps in the Road
The Transition to Completely Independent Toileting
This Book is For Parents and Professionals Who May Be Wondering:
- Is my child ready for toilet training?
- Has their developmental pediatrician suggested that it is time to start training?
- Have you repeatedly run into problems during potty training?
- Do you wonder what the right potty seat or clothes are?
- Are speech or sensory delays issues?
- Are you a teacher or therapist responsible for toilet training at school?
- Do you need strategies to improve safety and coordination?
This book is for parents who want to help children with low tone learn to use the toilet but don’t understand why it is so challenging or what to do differently. This book is also for therapists and teachers who want to do toilet training at school or in a clinic and wish to support the families of the children in their care.
This is a practical guide that prepares children for success. Grab your copy today!